HR1616 is a star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR1616 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1616 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1616:
HR1616 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1616
HR1616 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1616 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1616 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1616 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1616 is circumpolar and transits at 12:25 UTC (altitude: 55.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1616
The image below is a photograph of HR1616 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR1616 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.079 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1616 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1616 is distant 324.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1616
HR1616 belongs to spectral class A5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1616 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.